Is the message getting through?

I was interested to see the following entry in the “Corrections” column of yesterday’s Guardian.

A report on environmental pressure groups calling on governments to abandon new nuclear power stations and large waste dump projects referred to tremors in India ranging up to 6.3 on the Richter scale. Seismologists no longer use this [...]

Why some tsunamis are worse than others at distance

An article on tsunamis on the BGS web page attracted a comment on Facebook raising the question as to whether the main tsunami threat to Britian might be from a flank collapse in the Canary Islands, not mentioned in the posted article.

To explain why such an event would be unlikely to pose much of a [...]

Normal service will be resumed shortly ...

This blog went offline some time last year for reasons not entirely clear to me, and it has taken me a while to be able to fix it … however, postings will now continue once more!